The Thirteenth IAPR International Conference on Machine Vision Applications was held from May 20 through 23, 2013 at the Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan. The conference is co-sponsored by the MVA Organization, IAPR TC-8, and Ritsumeikan University.

MVA2015 will be held at the MIRAIKAN : National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo, Japan from May 18 through 22, 2015.


The following awards were given to the authors of excellent papers.
  • Most Influential Paper over the Decade Award
  • Best Paper Award
  • Best Practical Paper Award
  • Best Poster Award
The list of awardees is available here.

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Important dates
Full Paper (4 pages) Submission Deadline December 20, 2012 (CLOSED)
Notification of Acceptance February 22, 2013
Camera-Ready Manuscripts Deadline & Speaker Registration Deadline March 22, 2013
Tutorial Course May 20, 2013
Main Conference May 21-23, 2013
In-house Technical Tour May 22 & 23, 2013
Technical Tour & Excursion May 24, 2013
MVA Organization and past MVAs